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Villiera Merlot 2019

Villiera Merlot 2019

The colour of the wine is brilliant red. The aroma shows hints of wood spice and mint with attractive red berry fruit. On the palate the wine is rich and full with juicy soft tannins ensuring drinkability. It will however mature for up to six years from vintage.


variety : Merlot [ 100% Merlot ]
winery : Villiera Wines
winemaker : Jeff Grier
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.37 % vol  rs : 2.6 g/l  pH : 3.51  ta : 5.9 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fragrant   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

2021 - GOLD - Gilbert & Gaillard
SA Wine Index score: 91 points

ageing : It will however mature for up to six years from vintage.

When the market indicated a liking for softer red wine, Villiera was one of the first South African producers to release a single varietal Merlot (in 1989). To this day, it remains our top selling red wine.

about the harvest: In 2019, good, healthy fruit was picked at optimum ripeness - determined by aroma assessment (i.e. maximum fruit intensity).

in the cellar : The wine was fermented in rototanks between 20˚C and 25˚C with 30% whole berries. Of the total 40% was pre-soaked for 2 days.
Oak Maturation: 20% centre of France new tight grain barrels 80 % used French oak barrels for 10 months.

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